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  • Halloween Safety Tips for Families with Children

    - September 29, 2017

    Halloween may be a month away, but preparations to keep children safe can start now. Having a cohesive plan to keep your kids safe is important during the holidays, as it can mean the difference between a happy holiday and a celebration gone wrong. Between unscrupulous characters, traffic while they…

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  • Minimize Catastrophic Brain Injury Risk for Youth Football Players

    - September 21, 2017

    A paper by the researchers at Temple University, the Orthopedic Center in Rockville, Maryland, and the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio suggests air bladder helmets increase the risk of catastrophic injury and that there is no evidence that new football helmet technology has reduced the risk of a catastrophic…

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  • Concussions Could Lead to Worse Brain Injuries

    - September 19, 2017

    Although concussions are considered a mild form of traumatic brain injuries (TBI), there is nothing mild about the concern they pose. These injuries are most often caused by blows to the head, falls, or other impacts to the body that cause jerking of the head. Although these are not typically…

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  • 10 Percent of U.S. Deaths Attributed to Medical Errors

    - September 14, 2017

    In 2016, a John Hopkins University study revealed that medical errors had become the third leading cause of death in the United States, with only heart disease and cancer coming ahead in cause for death. That year, 251,000 preventable deaths were the result of a medical error. The study also…

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  • Tips for Suing a Retail Location for Personal Injuries

    - September 13, 2017

    Pursuing a personal injury case against a retail location has a similar process as any other injury-related lawsuit. However, there are some tips to make the process a bit smoother with this specific type of defendant. Depending on your own specific case, there are different steps you will have to…

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  • Safety Tips for Bicyclists to Avoid Auto Accidents

    - September 12, 2017

    On average, in 2015, more than two people were killed while riding a bicycle each day, or 818 in total for the year. Compared to 2006, this was a 6 percent increase in fatalities and a 12.2 percent increase from 2014, the previous year. While the estimate of bicycle-related injuries…

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  • Preparing for Deposition in a Personal Injury Case

    - September 08, 2017

    When a personal injury case gets to deposition, it’s important to be prepared for the process that will come. From the types of questions to what will bode in your favor, preparation is key for success. While no one ever wants to do homework, especially in their adulthood, a little…

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  • What Happens After a Medication Error by a Doctor?

    - September 07, 2017

    While physicians have the background and knowledge to help people when they fall ill, they are fallible human beings. Even further, not all physicians have the same background and level of expertise, especially for more specialized conditions. In some cases, they may think the medication will help solve a medical…

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  • Cell Phone Usage on Connecticut Roads Increases Driver Distraction

    - September 05, 2017

    The National Safety Council issued a whitepaper on crashes that involved the use of a cellphone, which highlighted driver distraction dangers. The document also showed the issues in tracking the accidents accurately. In this report, research indicated that police reports do not accurately report cell phone usage, even when the…

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  • Homeowners Prepare for Storms to Avoid Personal Injury Cases

    - September 01, 2017

    Whether it is a rain or snow storm, ailment weather has the potential to create hazards. These hazards are important to keep in mind when you own a home as a fallen branch can quickly turn into a personal injury case. With Autumn on the horizon, there are other hazards…

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